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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Pieridae
Subfamilia: Pierinae
Tribus: Pierini
Subtribus: Pierina
Genera: Ascia - Baltia - Ganyra - Glennia - Hypsochila - Infraphulia - Itaballia - Leptophobia - †Miopieris - Perrhybris - Phulia - Pieriballia - Pieris - Piercolias - Pierphulia - Pontia - Reliquia – Sinopieris – †Stolopsyche - Talbotia - Tatochila - Theochila

Name

Pierina Swainson, 1820.
References

Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. Reference page.
Wahlberg, N., Rota, J., Braby, M.F., Pierce, N.E. & Wheat, C.W. 2014. Revised systematics and higher classification of pierid butterflies (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) based on molecular data. Zoologica scripta 43(6): 641–650. DOI: 10.1111/zsc.12075 Paywall. Reference page.

Vernacular names
中文: 粉蝶亚族

Pierina is a subtribe of cabbage whites, checkered whites, albatrosses in the family Pieridae. There are about 8 genera and 18 described species in Pierina.[1][2][3]
Genera

These eight genera belong to the subtribe Pierina.[1][2][3]

Ascia Scopoli, 1777
Ganyra Billberg, 1820
Glutophrissa Butler, 1887
Itaballia Kaye, 1904
Leptophobia Butler, 1870
Pieriballia Klots, 1933
Pieris Schrank, 1801
Pontia [Fabricius], 1807 (checkered whites)

References

"Pierina Subtribe Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-03-03.
"Pierina Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-03-03.

"Pierina Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-03.

Further reading

Grote, Aug.R.; Robinson, C.T. (1868). List of the Lepidoptera of North America. American Entomological Society.
Heppner, J.B. (2003). "Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog" (PDF). Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Areas. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 17. ISSN 0066-8036. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2018-03-04.
Hodges, Ronald W., ed. (1983). Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico: Including Greenland. E.W. Classey and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. ISBN 9780860960164.
Opler, Paul A. (1992). A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-63279-X.
Opler, Paul A. (1999). A Field Guide to Western Butterflies. Vol. Second Edition. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-79151-0.
Pelham, Jonathan P. (2008). "A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature". Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera. 40. ISSN 0022-4324.
Pohl, Greg; Patterson, Bob; Pelham, Jonathan (2016). Annotated taxonomic checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico (Report). doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.2186.3287.

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